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Lower your blood pressure with spinach


There are some foods that scientists say can contribute to reducing high blood pressure (BP). Spinach is one of those.

A Swedish study has shown that spinach is one of the superfoods that will bring your BP readings down due to its abundance of heart-healthy nutrients like potassium, folate, and magnesium.

In fact because of its high potassium content, spinach can negate the effects of sodium (one of the big dietary no-no’s for those with hypertension. Low potassium intake may be just as big of a risk factor in developing high blood pressure as a high sodium intake.